Eczema hand fingering whilst prostitute on period
Apr 29, 2012
My hand and fingers had eczema (cracked skin, and maybe some small cuts), and I fingered a prostitute. When I withdrew, I found blood all over my hands.
What are the risks of getting HIV in this situation?
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Not knowing the prostitutes status and with the cuts on your hands and not sure how long they were there and if they were open I would recommend testing. The risk is small but there was a risk. There was an opportunity for direct exchange of body fluid. The guidelines for testing are to get the first test initially at 3 weeks after the exposure and then again at 3 months.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.